CrashCourse: European Renaissance
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John Green explains the Renaissance movement with a particular emphasis on Greek and Roman influences. He indicates that the Renaissance was a period in which many innovations were made in art, architecture, science, and literature. Religious inspiration was at the center of most work.

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  1. What does John Green mean by saying that the Renaissance "didn't happen"?
  2. How did trade play a role in the Renaissance?
  3. What were the characteristics of the Renaissance?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the relationship among Christianity, individualism, and growing secularism that began with t...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the impact of the printing press on the Renaissance and the Reformation in Europe

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